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Eroica 2015 Eroica Riesling

The Wine Advocate, 2017

91 Points - June 30

The 2015 Riesling Eroica is another beautiful, pure and racy white that has vibrant acidity, medium-bodied richness and classy notes of lychee nut, petrol and honeyed minerality. Drink this pure, juicy and impeccably balanced beauty over the coming 4-5 years. It will keep for over a decade if you're so inclined as well.

Single Vineyards 2015 Canoe Ridge Estate Chardonnay

The Wine Advocate, 2017

91 Points - June 30

Always a terrific value, the 2015 Chardonnay Canoe Ridge Estate Vineyard is a clean, classy, even classic Chardonnay that offers notes of white peach, white flowers, a touch of citrus and brioche. Medium-bodied, with rock-solid purity and a clean finish, it’s well worth the going rate.

Ethos Reserve 2014 Ethos Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

The Wine Advocate, 2017

92 Points - June 30

One of the gems in the lineup is the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Ethos Reserve. It's fresh and elegant, with textbook Cabernet notes of cassis, graphite, crushed violets and spice. Full-bodied, beautifully concentrated and textured on the palate, it has sweet tannin and nicely integrated acidity.

Single Vineyards 2014 Cold Creek Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

The Wine Advocate, 2017

90 Points - June 30

I loved the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Cold Creek Vineyard, and it’s 100% varietal from their estate vineyard in the Columbia Valley. Chocolate, smoked earth, violets, graphite and black and blue fruits all emerge from this beauty and it has plenty of mid-palate depth, good concentration and a great finish.

Single Vineyards 2014 Canoe Ridge Estate Merlot

The Wine Advocate, 2017

88 Points - June 30

The 2014 Merlot Canoe Ridge Estate Vineyard is another enjoyable wine from this estate and is 98% Merlot with just a splash of Cabernet Sauvignon. This plump, sweetly fruited, sexy effort gives up lots of plums, licorice, toasted spice and cedary notes in a delicious, hard to resist package.

Artist Series 2014 Artist Series Red Wine

The Wine Advocate, 2017

93 Points - June 30

A sensational wine from this estate, this wine is deep ruby/purple color is followed by ripe, sexy notes of blackberries, cassis, smoked earth and hints of chocolate. Ripe, sweetly fruited, rounded and beautifully textured, with solid purity and finesse, it's already hard to resist but is going to keep for a decade.

Columbia Valley 2015 Chardonnay

Wine & Spirits, 2017

85 Points, “Best Buy” - June 1

Broad and a bit sweet, this simple chardonnay has the weight of pineapple and the snap of its acidity. Chill it to sip on a summer afternoon.

Columbia Valley 2014 Merlot

Wine & Spirits, 2017

87 Points, “Best Buy” - June 1

Sleek and simple, this modest red has fresh red fruit scents and flavors of plums and cherries, juicy and soft. For a steak sandwich.

Indian Wells 2014 Indian Wells Merlot

Wine & Spirits, 2017

88 Points, “Best Buy” - June 1

Scents of tar and coffee hint at the heat of this vineyard. The cherry flavors are firm and self-contained, with a texture that starts out waxy, then broadens and lifts with air. Pour with barbeque.

Columbia Valley 2015 Harvest Select Sweet Riesling

Wine Spectator, 2017

89 Points, “Best Value” - May 31

Silky and succulent, offering orange blossom and petrol aromas and slightly sweet nectarine and grapefruit flavors that finish on the dry side. Drink now. —T.F

Columbia Valley 2015 Harvest Select Sweet Riesling

Wine Enthusiast, 2017

88 Points, “Best Buy” - May 17

Aromas of honeysuckle and ripe peach lead to lightly spritzy medium-sweet stone-fruit flavors. It provides easy-drinking appeal.

Columbia Valley 2015 Gewürztraminer

Wine Enthusiast, 2017

87 Points, “Best Buy” - May 17

Bright aromas of rose petals and lychee are followed by lightly spritzy, off-dry fruit flavors. It delivers easy-drinking appeal.

Columbia Valley 2015 Chardonnay

Wine Enthusiast, 2017

88 Points, “Best Buy” - May 17

The warmth of the vintage shows through on the fruit of this wine, which is chock-full of pineapple and other tropical aromas and flavors, sweetened by light barrel accents. It’s a guaranteed crowd pleaser and a spot-on example of the variety.

Limited Release 2014 Mimi Chardonnay

Wine Enthusiast, 2017

89 Points - May 17

Named after famed Horse Heaven Hills grower Mimi Nye, this wine brings aromas to toast, custard and pineapple. Fruit and barrel flavors weave together on the palate, carrying through the finish.

Columbia Valley 2014 Merlot

Wine Enthusiast, 2017

88 Points - May 17

Appealing aromas of cocoa, vanilla, spice and red fruit are followed by plump ripe fruit and barrel flavors. Chocolate flavors linger on the finish. The oak plays prominently

Indian Wells 2014 Indian Wells Merlot

Wine Enthusiast, 2017

90 Points - May 17

The aromas bring notes of milk chocolate, spice and red fruit, along with high-toned vanilla accents. The fruit and barrel flavors are plush and full, while still showing a lovely sense of balance

Indian Wells 2013 Indian Wells Red Blend

Wine Enthusiast, 2017

88 Points - May 17

Aromas of vanilla, coffee and wood spice are followed by barrel-centric flavors, with the fruit working to get its way to the surface

Eroica 2015 Eroica Riesling

Wine Spectator, 2017

90 Points - April 30

Lively and precise, with floral peach and petrol aromas and succulent, crisp flavors of lime and grapefruit.

“Top Value” - August 31, 2017

Columbia Valley 2015 Gewürztraminer

Wine Spectator, 2017

88 Points, “Best Value” - April 30

Floral peach and apricot aromas lead to supple, spicy, off-dry tropical flavors.

Columbia Valley 2015 Gewürztraminer

Wine Spectator, 2017

88 Points - April 30

Floral peach and apricot aromas lead to supple, spicy, off-dry tropical flavors.

Columbia Valley 2014 Merlot

Wine Spectator, 2017

87 Points - April 30

Straightforward and zesty, with dried plum and licorice aromas and dark cherry and spiced herb flavors.

Indian Wells 2014 Indian Wells Merlot

Wine Spectator, 2017

89 Points - April 30

Sleek and well-framed, with black cherry and spice aromas and appealing blackberry, licorice and dark chocolate flavors.

Indian Wells 2013 Indian Wells Red Blend

Wine Spectator, 2017

89 Points - April 30

Plump and supple, with smoky blueberry and espresso aromas and sleek blackberry, mocha and orange zest flavors.

Columbia Valley 2015 Dry Riesling

Wine Enthusiast, 2016

89 Points, “Best Buy” - December 31

The aromas are vibrant, with notes of pear, honeysuckle and peach. The palate is full flavored, dry as promised, with a zing of tart acidity that stitches it all together. It's an outstanding value that shows a beautiful sense of balance.

Indian Wells label on bottle